Gorge-us! Stunning Mars canyon IMAGES hint at ancient life-supporting environment - 15分前  RT

Spectacular images of one of the largest canyons on Mars have revealed layers of sandstone-like rock that may have formed a sodden ancient environment that could have supported life. The photos capture the breathtaking Candor Chasma, which is one of the largest canyons in the Red Planet’s Valles Marineris deep gorge system. Also on rt.com Asteroid EXPLODES over Earth after travelling from beyond Mars (VIDEO) They show that the canyon is filled with light-toned layered deposits t...more
カテゴリー:海外

Chinese health chiefs warn coronavirus is growing ‘stronger’, MUTATION closely monitored by scientists - 1時間前  RT

The mysterious coronavirus is now spreading more rapidly and little is still known about it, China's senior health officials said, as Beijing grapples with shortages of hazmat suits and protective masks. "The virus' transmission ability has become stronger," National Health Commission Minister Ma Xiaowei said at a press briefing on Sunday. Ma said that the previously-unknown coronavirus, which has already killed 56 people in China, is spreading faster, while the outbreak is entering a "more serious and complicated phase." The official noted that the government's kn...more
カテゴリー:海外

‘Bad Farsi? Try English’: Iran’s Zarif mocks Trump for comments based on Fox headlines & shabby translation - 2時間前  RT

Tehran’s top diplomat has suggested the US president stop sourcing news from either Fox or his hapless Farsi translators, after Trump rejected negotiating with Iran, apparently missing a crucial nuance in a Der Spiegel interview. President Donald Trump on Sunday told his Twitter subscribers that “Iran wants to negotiate with The United States, but wants sanctions removed.” He tagged Fox News and One America News and issued a resounding “No Thanks!” To hammer home the message, the commander-in-chief posted the same words in Farsi, the official...more
カテゴリー:海外

It’s GENETIC after all: Largest-ever study finds 102 genes responsible for autism - 6時間前  RT

The largest genetic sequencing study of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) ever conducted has found 102 genes associated with autism, a major step towards an eventual cure, which may involve genetic manipulation. Most of these 102 genes were expressed in the brain, and affect synapses or regulate other genes. This means they have important roles in switching other genes on and off. Furthermore, 49 of these genes are also linked to other developmental disorders, underlining the fact that the neurobiology of many such conditions are likely to overlap. A mammoth study The ...more
カテゴリー:海外

India marks 71st Republic Day with grand show of military might & cultural diversity - 7時間前  RT

India is celebrating its 71st Republic Day with a grand parade, showcasing of the nation's military might, history and cultural diversity, with visiting Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro as chief guest.
カテゴリー:海外

China coronavirus death toll rises to 54 with 300+ new cases confirmed in outbreak epicenter Hubei - 12時間前  RT

Chinese authorities have confirmed 13 deaths and 323 new cases of infection across Hubei province, bringing the toll to 54 deceased and over 1,700 infections. Read Full Article at RT.com
カテゴリー:海外

‘Once in a lifetime opportunity for Israel’: Netanyahu to join Trump – but no Palestinians – to unveil ‘deal of the century’ - 15時間前  RT

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu and his rival Benny Gantz are to meet US President Donald Trump to finally unveil the ‘deal of the century’ peace plan. No Palestinian representative was invited, and a sovereign state looks unlikely. “An opportunity like this comes once in history and cannot be missed,” Netanyahu gushed as he accepted Trump’s invitation to the White House on Saturday, praising the American as “the greatest friend that Israel has ever had.” He boasted he would be “leaving for Washington with a sense of great mission, ...more
カテゴリー:海外

Nazi children’s books branding Jews 'devil in human form' on sale on Amazon in various languages - 19時間前  RT

Online retailer Amazon is under fire for selling anti-Semitic children’s books dating back to Nazi Germany in a range of languages including English, German, French and Spanish. The propaganda books describe Jews as abusive child molesters who seek world domination, and calls for them to be destroyed. The retail giant has them on sale for as little as $10. The hate-filled texts, 'Der Giftpilz' (The Poisonous Mushroom) and 'Der Pudelmopsdackelpinscher' (The Mongrel), were released during the height of the Third Reich by propaganda publisher Julius Streicher, a person...more
カテゴリー:海外

Woman reveals WEDDING plans with Boeing jet she’s been dating for six years - 1日前  RT

The heart wants what it wants, as Emily Dickinson once wrote. But the American poet could hardly have envisioned the case of a German woman who has revealed plans to wed “the love of her life” – a 40-ton jumbo jet. Michele Kobke has been dating the Boeing 737-800 since she met it at Berlin’s Tegel Airport in 2014. She says was immediately attracted to the jet’s wings, winglets and thrusters when she spied it through the airport window. Thus a whirlwind romance was sparked that reached new heights when Kobke was allowed stand on the pl...more
カテゴリー:海外

Disaster for Europe: Iran blasts EU for buckling to Trump & acting like 'strong man' against Tehran - 1日前  RT

Acquiescing to Washington's hardline stance on Tehran spells catastrophe for Europe, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has argued, warning that there will be consequences for their u-turn on the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. The decision by European signatories of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) to trigger a mechanism that could lead to UN sanctions against Iran is a "disaster" for Europe, Zarif said during an interview with Germany's Der Spiegel magazine. He claimed that, behind closed doors, European leaders have admitted that they dare not def...more
カテゴリー:海外

A resurrection of sorts: Kim Jong-un's aunt stuns guests with a shock appearance, after being 'killed' by tabloids years ago - 26分前  RT

The once-powerful aunt of North Korea strongman Kim Jong-un, who had not been seen in public since the downfall and execution of her husband, has reappeared as a guest of honor at an official Lunar New Year's Day celebration. Kim Kyong-hui, a full sister of Kim Il-sung who held significant sway in North Korean politics under her father and, later, her brother, had not been seen since 2013. In December of that year her husband, the powerful general Jang Song-thaek, met with an unexpected political and physical demise. His arrest during a politburo meeting was shown b...more
カテゴリー:海外

‘Pakistan has far better minds than India’: Pak government minister’s peculiar pitch to Netflix unleashes slew of criticism - 2時間前  RT

Pakistan’s minister for science and technology is under fire for a bizarre pitch to Netflix and Amazon which claimed that Pakistan has “far better minds” than its neighbor India. In a tweet congratulating a Pakistani TV channel for airing a drama he enjoyed, Fawad Chaudhry called on the streaming giants to invest in the Islamic republic. “I yet again ask @amazon and @Netflix invest in Pak drama n film #Pakistan has far better minds than India our music is far superior, you guys wont regret” he wrote. Must congretulate @ARYVideos for showing ...more
カテゴリー:海外

No bats and snakes for gourmands: China bans WILDLIFE trade after virus outbreak linked to agricultural producers - 4時間前  RT

China's Agriculture Ministry has banned trade in wildlife nationwide to curb the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus. Wild animals consumed for food are believed to be the source of the outbreak. The ministry banned trade in wild animals – alive or dead – in markets, supermarkets, restaurants, and e-commerce platforms, as well as the transportation of wildlife. It also ordered a quarantine of all places where such animals are bred, it said in a joint statement with the Forestry Department. Two seafood markets in the big industrial city of Wuhan are belie...more
カテゴリー:海外

‘Major’ terrorist attack planned for India’s Republic Day foiled after 3 militants killed in Kashmir – police - 6時間前  RT

Indian authorities have averted a major attack on Republic Day when they killed three jihadist militants during a raid in Kashmir, including a mastermind behind the 2019 Pulwama blast, police chief said. Read Full Article at RT.com
カテゴリー:海外

India reviews readiness to deal with pandemic amid growing concerns over China coronavirus outbreak - 7時間前  RT

Top Indian government officials have reviewed the safeguards already in place and potential crisis response measures, in case the rapidly spreading coronavirus outbreak, that already killed 56 in China, spills across the border. Health ministry officials have briefed top cabinet members, including home, foreign, defense and civil aviation secretaries on Saturday, about the screening and other preventative measures being undertaken as more and more countries report 2019-nCoV infections. Also on rt.com Chin...more
カテゴリー:海外

Israeli air force strikes multiple targets in Gaza in response to ‘explosive balloons’ - 14時間前  RT

Israel has carried out a series of airstrikes against Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip, in retaliation for multiple explosive and incendiary balloons launched from the enclave over the past few weeks. The targets included a “weapons production site and a military compound,” according to the IAF. Israel Defense Forces meanwhile vowed to “continue operating against attempts to harm Israeli civilians.” The IAF has targeted a number of Hamas sites in the Gaza Strip, in response to incendiary terror balloons fired at Israel over the we...more
カテゴリー:海外

NEW earthquake hits already quake-devastated E. Turkish province – reports - 19時間前  RT

A 5.1 magnitude quake has struck Turkey’s Elazig province, one day after a 6.8 tremor leveled buildings and killed at least 22 people. The earthquake struck at around 7:30pm local time on Saturday, at a depth of 10km, the United States Geological Survey (USGC) reported. The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) has put the magnitude at 4.9. For residents of Elazig province, it was the second major tremor to shake the region in less than two days. A 6.8 magnitude quake on Saturday claimed at least 22 lives and left more than 1,000 injured, Turkish author...more
カテゴリー:海外

‘Grave situation’: Xi says China can ‘win the battle’ against coronavirus, but spread is ‘accelerating’ - 21時間前  RT

China’s President Xi Jinping has encouraged his nation to win over the deadly epidemic which has claimed 41 lives and saw the travel of millions restricted. He warned that the situation is grave and worrisome – but not untenable. “As long as we have steadfast confidence, work together, [rely on] scientific prevention and cures, and precise policies, we will definitely be able to win the battle,” President Xi told a politburo meeting, according to Xinhua. However, the country is facing a “grave situation” as the new coronavirus is “accel...more
カテゴリー:海外

Drone captures aftermath of devastating earthquake in eastern Turkey (VIDEO) - 1日前  RT

A drone camera filmed harrowing scenes of destruction outside the Turkish city of Elazig, where a powerful earthquake reduced multiple buildings to rubble and left dozens killed. As Turkey copes with the aftermath of the 6.8-magnitude earthquake, Ruptly agency released footage of a site in a town of Gezin damaged by the tremor. A residential building is seen lying in ruins, surrounded by multiple ambulances, trucks and bulldozers. Another video shows rescue workers searching for survivors and clearing out the rubble of...more
カテゴリー:海外

US officer who shot down Iranian plane received a medal, while the man guilty for downing Ukraine's jet is IN JAIL – FM Zarif - 1日前  RT

Iran has imprisoned the army officer who fired a missile that killed 176 on board a Ukrainian jet, Mohammed Javad Zarif told, comparing Tehran's actions to that of the US when it downed an Iranian airliner 32 years ago. The downing of a Ukraine International Airlines' Boeing 737 in early January was "a complicated situation in a complicated time," Zarif revealed in an interview with Germany's Spiegel magazine, when pressed into explaining why it took three days for Tehran to admit their guilt. "Others needed much more time. Almost 32 years ago, the US shot down an I...more
カテゴリー:海外